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Niles RS6SI Pro
Stereo-input outdoor rock speaker (Sandstone)
Item # 190RS6SPSS | MFR # FG01693
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Our take on the Niles RS6SI Pro by Crutchfield's Marshall Chase
This speaker rocks, but it won't roll
The Niles RS6SI Pro stereo-input speaker delivers spacious sound while disappearing into the surrounding landscape. Your outdoor music will sound exceptional thanks to Niles' careful design and attention to detail.
Thoughtfully designed for clear sound
The RS6SI Pro features dual 1" dome tweeters for crisp highs, and a 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer for rich midrange and bass. Niles mounts the drivers closer behind the grille than most rock speaker manufacturers for more accurate sound with better imaging. And the tweeters are angled upwards 20 degrees, so the high frequencies are aimed at the listener and not the ground. All of the RS-Pro series speakers have the option to be wired as single channel loudspeakers.
Stands up to the elements
The RS6SI Pro is completely weatherproof — you can leave it outside fully exposed to whatever nature brings, worry-free. It has passed some of the most stringent environmental tests ever devised for outdoor speakers, including extensive salt fog and UV exposure testing. Plus, it can handle extreme temperatures, from -50 to 185 degrees. You'll enjoy "rock"-solid sound for years to come.
Bought a couple of these to set up the backyard and they have certainly delivered. I've only had them for about 3 weeks or so, but they've held up well so far. Decent bass, but we decided to put a couple in-ground subs as well.
What's in the Box:
- RS6SIPRO Rock Speaker in Sandstone with two attached 28" speaker wires
- 9.75" Metal security stake
- 40" Nylon security cable
- 4 Red wire nuts
- Installation Guide
- Limited Warranty card
- sold individually
- for use in stereo or mono mode
- acoustic suspension design
- frequency response 60-21,000 Hz (±3 dB)
- handles up to 150 watts
- sensitivity 89 dB
- 8-ohm impedance
- dual 1" Teteron dome tweeters
- 6-1/2" TCC (talc, carbon and ceramic) injected polypropylene dual voice coil woofer
- weatherproof enclosure
- rust-proof aluminum grilles
- 3-foot pre-attached burial-rated speaker cable
- security bracket included to protect against theft
- 13"W x 12-1/8"H x 10-3/4"D
- weight: 19 lbs.
- warranty: limited lifetime
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Woofer Composition||TCC Polypropylene|
|Woofer Surround||Butyl rubber|
|Power Range (watts)||10-150|
|Frequency Response||60-21k Hz|
|Connector Type||Bare wire|
|Mounting Bracket Included||No|
|Parts Warranty||Limited Lifetime|
|Labor Warranty||Limited Lifetime|
Overview: The Niles Audio RS6SIPRO Rock Loudspeaker is designed for outdoor use. The GeoRealistic enclosure has the texture and color of natural rock, so it blends in just about anywhere in your yard or landscaping. It is completely weatherproof, and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
Note: The Niles Audio RS6SIPRO is packaged as a single speaker.
Stereo Inputs: The RS6SIPRO has dual inputs that allow you to connect both left and right channel signals to a single speaker. The dual-voice-coil woofer and dual tweeters give you stereo sound from a single speaker enclosure. As a single stereo speaker, the speaker has an 8 ohm impedance. It can also be configured as a single channel speaker (in a two speaker stereo mode), in which case, the speaker's impedance would be 4 ohms.
Drivers: The RS6SIPRO features a 6-1/2" injection-molded TCC (talc, carbon, and ceramic-filled) polypropylene cone woofer with dual voice coils and two 1" Tri-laminate Teteron dome tweeters, bridge-mounted at a 15° angle for optimum dispersion and stereo separation. The ConeForward driver placement and high quality crossover design give you superior quality sound in an outdoor setting. The drivers are covered with shaped MicroPerf aluminum grilles to maintain the natural look.
Weatherproof Enclosure: Niles Audio rock speakers feature proprietary 4-layer fiberglass construction, making it completely weatherproof and acoustically inert. It can withstand extreme environments, including UV exposure and water resistance. It surpasses the military's strict specifications for preventing corrosion (MIL-STD-883D). The enclosure can also withstand temperature extremes of -50°F to 185°F.
Wiring: The RS6SIPRO is equipped with two connected 28" lengths of burial-rated speaker wire with tinned ends. Four waterproof wire nuts are included for splicing on your own speaker wire. If you plan to bury the speaker cable, you should either use cable rated for direct burial, or run the cable through PVC pipe. The recommended gauge of the speaker wire is determined by the maximum length needed:
|Wire Gauge||Maximum Distance|
Speaker Security: The RS6SIPRO comes with a metal security stake and a Nylon security cable. The security cable should be looped through the eyelet on the bottom of the speaker enclosure and secured to the stake, which is then driven into the ground. If desired, enhanced security methods can be used, such as anchoring the speaker to concrete.
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Why did you buy this?
First time purchase. Followed Crutchfield advertised information. [ LUIS A Dec 22, 2015 ]